Gold Run

Reader Input: Feeling like a stepchild

Those of us living in ZIP  codes 95602, 95701, 95703, 95714, 95715, 95722 and 95736 should all be feeling like the stepchildren of U.S. Congressional and Assembly District No. ...

Stalwart citizen’s ‘Blue Monday’ involvement shocked Auburn

Many of Auburn’s citizens were in a state of shock and disbelief on Nov. 1, 1892, a day that became known as “Blue Monday.” They found it hard to believe that the ...

Reader Input: Get busy with dam building

I read the guest column Jim Barry wrote on the dam, “Building the Auburn Dam still isn’t the right call,” (Another View, March 28). I had to wonder why he lives ...

Media Life: Dutch Flat, Gold Run, Towle get their due in new book

Art Sommers has made a second career out of giving Placer County-area residents a glimpse into their past through his collection of historic postcards and photos. Sommers has spen ...

Placer Probation gains funds to monitor high-risk DUI offenders

  With the knowledge that felony and repeat misdemeanor DUI offenders are over-represented in traffic crashes involving alcohol or other drugs, the Placer County Probation Of ...

Gold Run man found dead in Mount Shasta park

A Gold Run man who disappeared in the Salinas area on a cross-country bicycle trip only to turn up in Siskiyou County weeks later has died in Mount Shasta. The Siskiyou County She ...

Officer Kettwig loses battle to cancer

His co-workers, friends and the community rallied around California Highway Patrol Officer Todd A. Kettwig as he battled pancreatic cancer for nearly two years. On May 20, the belo ...

Highway Patrol office could close

The stretch of Interstate east of Colfax has a series of twists, turns and uphill ascends that can cause congestion and delays for travelers, and in case of an accident, for first ...

Woman loses life in I-80 vehicle accident

A Sacramento-area couple returning from a day of skiing was involved in a vehicle accident Sunday that resulted in a fatality, according to Officer Chris Nave, a spokesman for the ...

Sheriff’s Office seeks suspects in Gold Run-area burglaries

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying two thieves who are believed to be responsible for several residential burglaries in the Gold ...